Subject: Re: Separate /usr, etc...
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/14/2002 01:01:42
In message <>, "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
> (Peter Seebach) writes:
>> I am toying with my old Compaq network appliance again, and I'm thinking of
>> trying to build a "complete" installation which lives on a single CF card.
>> How important is it that /usr be a separate filesystem?

>I haven't had /usr and / on separate file systems on any box I've run
>in years. I consider it (generally) a waste of space.

I've mostly done it that way because it keeps certain catastrophic stupidity
from harming my systems.  ;)